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    Endangered minds of Niger's future generation - 18 Jul 08

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    Educating their children is the key to the future for Tuareg nomads who are losing their traditional way of life.

    However, in Tazerzait, a remote area of northern Niger, the only school was seized by the army and turned into a barracks to fight the Tuareg rebellion.

    Niger's civil war is damaging its children, and destroying the potential of the country as a whole.

    Al Jazeera's May Welsh reports from northern Niger on the endangered minds of the Sahara's future.